Ukrainian ace Elina Svitolina, who just lately grew to become engaged to Frenchman Gael Monfils, has revealed that she didn’t count on his proposal however suspected one thing was up when her fellow tennis star started to point out indicators of nerves.
The world quantity 5, who has arrived in Germany to take part within the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart, proudly confirmed off her engagement ring throughout a digital press convention previous the match.
Talking about her latest engagement, Svitolina mentioned the second Monfils gave her the ring was “amazing for both of them,” with the proposal going down in opposition to the backdrop of an attractive Swiss panorama.
“Yes, I was quite surprised,” the 26-year-old said. “But I knew he was a bit nervous and that something was going on.
“So it was surprising. For sure, it was a really amazing moment for both of us.
“And the photos were taken in Switzerland. He took me for the surprise trip. So, it was very nice and beautiful landscape.”
Tennis golden couple Svitolina and Monfils publicly introduced their engagement firstly of April.
Just a little greater than a month earlier, the ‘golden couple’ confirmed they’d cut up following the Australian Open, saying they wanted a break from their relationship.
The pair have grow to be one of the vital recognizable duos in tennis since they started courting in 2018.
Monfils, 34, has gained 10 ATP Tour titles and earned almost $20 million in prize cash throughout his profession, whereas Svitolina can boast 15 WTA singles titles, together with the 2018 WTA Finals.